Synopses & Reviews
Sidesplitting jokes, puns, and puzzles are unleashed in this festive collection of quips for all of the major U.S. holidays. Each celebrated day from New Years to Christmas is afforded a separate chapter, organized in calendar order. Class clowns and junior high school comedians will uncover a bevy of vocabulary-enhancing humor and wholesome witticisms, such as Where was the Declaration of Independence signed? At the bottom. Enhanced by lively illustrations, each section also offers fun and fascinating origin stories and customs, making this a mirthful introduction to understanding modern-day celebrations.
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About the Author
Richard Lederer is the author of more than 35 books, including Anguished English, Crazy English, Get Thee to a Punnery, A Treasury for Cat Lovers, and A Treasury for Dog Lovers. He is the coauthor of Animal Cracker Uppers series. He lives in San Diego. Stan Kegel is a specialist in pediatric cardiology and the author of puns that appear regularly in the Pun American Newsletter, the Pundit, and the Punster. He lives in Orange, California. They are the coauthors of The Ants Are My Friends.